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  • LIFE

    A day at the races

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 15/03/2017

    » Thailand is a tropical country. So despite the fact that summer has begun in the Kingdom, life goes on for everybody. Cyclists are no exception.

  • TRAVEL

    Racing from the ground up

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 01/10/2015

    » Rome wasn't built in a day. Likewise, it took time before Chai Nat, a quiet province in the Central Plains, could become a BMX racing hotspot: three weeks!

  • LIFE

    Get on your bike for Hero Thailand 2020

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 09/10/2019

    » The Hero World Series, an international epic mountain biking competition, is coming to Thailand next year. Hero Thailand is set to take place from Oct 8-11 2020, with hundreds of mountain bikers from around the world expected to take part.

  • LIFE

    Thailand pumps it up with world-championship qualifier

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 15/02/2018

    » The first-ever Red Bull Pump Track World Championship is set to take place on six continents -- except Antarctica, where there's no real human settlement. Thailand is among the 20-plus countries where at least 24 qualifier events will be held from March to August to determine the best pump track riders for the final competition in Switzerland.

  • NEWS

    Riding the hard trails

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 11/01/2018

    » Khao Yai Thiang of Nakhon Ratchasima province is a well-known location for mountain bike competitions. Several trails have been built on the hill for enduro and downhill events. Unfortunately, after the races, riders rarely make use of them. No bikers means no regular maintenance. So eventually, most of the former racetracks have become unrideable because of overgrown vegetation and fallen trees, except for one.

  • TRAVEL

    Riding in vivid colour

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 07/12/2017

    » In November of 2012, I visited Singha Park Chiang Rai to watch the year's final round of the Singha Mountain Bike Thailand Open, one of the country's oldest cross-country MTB competitions.

  • TRAVEL

    Fun and danger in Suphan Buri

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 21/09/2017

    » Khao Phra, a hill in Suphan Buri's Doem Bang Nang Buat district, will be the venue of the first round of the Thailand Gravity Series 2017 set to take place this weekend. If you plan to participate in the event or wish to try this downhill track someday, read on and you'll find tips on how to be fast and safe on this racecourse.

  • TRAVEL

    Centripetal force

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 29/06/2017

    » Over the years, Chiang Rai has made several attempts to attract visitors to the northern province during the so-called green season. This year, a few members of the private sector are joining hands with the local office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand to do just that, with the help of cycling.

  • TRAVEL

    Biker's Oz in Chiang Mai

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 06/04/2017

    » What I was seeing was so unreal. It was not a scene from Avatar but had pretty much the same effect on me. It was such an awesome sight that it was too good to be true.

  • TRAVEL

    Closed roads, clean air and beautiful vista

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 30/03/2017

    » While winter in Niseko, Hokkaido's top ski resort, is still far from over, a lot of people in and outside of Japan are looking forward to the summer in this small town famous for its Champagne powder snow (See picture below).

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